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At the dawn of photography: portraits of Margaret Cameron
At the dawn of photography: portraits of Margaret Cameron
Julia Margaret Cameron is a photographer who has created a large number of portraits of famous people, including Charles Darwin, Anthony Trollope, sir John Herschel, and many others. Julia first took up the camera at the age of 48 – the device was given...
9 march 2020, 23:09
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Miami in color photos of the 50s
Miami in color photos of the 50s
These photos were taken by Edward Crellin in the 50s of the last century. You can see city streets , hotels, car parks, horse races, beaches and signs in the pictures – all that helps to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of that place and time.
8 march 2020, 22:40
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The story of a single trip: Mexico in 1958
The story of a single trip: Mexico in 1958
In 1958, Walter reed took his family on a trip to Mexico. For a month, they traveled around the country in a trailer, visiting Taxco, Morelia, Teotihuacan, and other cities. Mexico surprised the family with its variety of architecture and nature. Walter...
6 march 2020, 23:48
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Leeds 70s: colorful snapshots of city life
Leeds 70s: colorful snapshots of city life
Leeds is a city in Yorkshire, United Kingdom. This name was first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. In 1207, due to the development of the settlement, it received the status of a market city. These images were taken by Eric Miles in 1971. The...
29 february 2020, 22:29
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The birth of the space Saga: shooting the first part of
The birth of the space Saga: shooting the first part of
In 1977, George Lucas launched the iconic "Star wars" film franchise, without which it is difficult to imagine modern pop culture. Jedi and lightsabers have become recognizable attributes of fiction. The story of the creation is fascinating, as is the...
29 february 2020, 22:29
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One hundred years of London underground life
One hundred years of London underground life
The idea to build a rapid underground public transport system in London appeared in the 1830s. Permission for the construction of the first railway tracks was given in 1854, and a year later the first tunnel was built, which was tested. It operated for...
29 february 2020, 22:27
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The life of old Tallinn in the photo by Timo Heinonen
The life of old Tallinn in the photo by Timo Heinonen
The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is located in the North of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Due to its location, the settlement became a major shopping center in the middle ages. Today it is one of the best preserved medieval European...
29 february 2020, 18:28
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Provincial life in Sweden from a documentary photographer
Provincial life in Sweden from a documentary photographer
Sunny Jonsson was one of the most famous Swedish photographers of the last century, preferring documentary photography. His interests included writing, making films, and Ethnology. In the 1960s, junsson filmed Sweden's transformation from an...
28 february 2020, 21:55
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Photo of Montreal in the 50s
Photo of Montreal in the 50s
Montreal is the most populous city in the canadian province of Quebec. The official language is French, which is the native language of most residents. The first people appeared here 4 thousand years ago. Archaeologists have discovered the remains of...
27 february 2020, 19:12
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The life and architecture of Edinburgh more than a hundred years ago
The life and architecture of Edinburgh more than a hundred years ago
The first settlements in what is now Edinburgh appeared in the early middle ages. The current capital of Scotland becomes more or less a large city by 1500 – the population reaches 12 thousand people. Edinburgh was repeatedly attacked, but was...
26 february 2020, 20:23
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